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UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall in June to discuss COVID-19 recovery, climate change

UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall in June to discuss COVID-19 recovery, climate change

London [UK]: The leaders of the seven world's leading industrial nations (G7) will meet from June 11-13, 2021, in the English coastal cou...Read More

UK to begin 'human challenge' trials to speed up  vaccine hunt

UK to begin 'human challenge' trials to speed up vaccine hunt

London: Around 90 volunteers will be recruited to be exposed to small amounts of the Coronavirus in a controlled setting for the first st...Read More

Six-month extension in MOT tests ended in August with vehicle owners rushing to keep up with the queues

Six-month extension in MOT tests ended in August with vehicle owners rushing to keep up with the queues

After going through the Coronavirus changes made to the MOT rules relating to cars in the UK, the Government realised that there were too...Read More

Mumbai-based Wockhardt enters pact with UK government to guarantee supply of millions of doses

Mumbai-based Wockhardt enters pact with UK government to guarantee supply of millions of doses

The Drug Controller General of India on Monday announced that it has given approval to Serum Institute of India, Pune, to conduct Phase 2...Read More

UK is striking pacts for experimental vaccines, so that its citizens get priority treatment

UK is striking pacts for experimental vaccines, so that its citizens get priority treatment

The UK government on Wednesday announced an early access agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Sanofi Pasteur for an estimated 60 mill...Read More

Can’t set timeline for Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India: UK envoy

Can’t set timeline for Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India: UK envoy

New DelhiThe UK government cannot set a timeline for extradition of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya though it is determined to ensure c...Read More

UK PM Boris Johnson launches review into 2-metre social distancing rule

UK PM Boris Johnson launches review into 2-metre social distancing rule

London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has commissioned a review into the incumbent 2-metre social distancing rule imposed in the wake o...Read More

ECB welcomes government's decision to start behind closed doors

ECB welcomes government's decision to start behind closed doors

LondonThe ECB has welcomed the UK government's decision to allow the resumption professional sports behind closed doors which allows the ...Read More

COVID-19: UK advises people to use face masks on public transport

COVID-19: UK advises people to use face masks on public transport

London: A latest document setting out the UK government's guidelines for the "modest" easing of lockdown measures in place to curb the sp...Read More

UK flies 9500 back home by charter flights from 11 cities

UK flies 9500 back home by charter flights from 11 cities

As part of its global efforts in taking home its nationals, the UK has announced a series of 52 special flights to take back over 13000 B...Read More

London Mayor calls on the UK government to protect private renters during coronavirus pandemic

London Mayor calls on the UK government to protect private renters during coronavirus pandemic

"With millions of low-paid renters in London now facing increased financial uncertainty, we face a ticking timebomb of debt, arrears and ...Read More

No visas for low-skilled workers says UK government

No visas for low-skilled workers says UK government

With already low unemployment, firms in care, construction, hospitality, food and drink could be most affected

British government publishes Brexit deal bill ahead of key debate

British government publishes Brexit deal bill ahead of key debate

London: The British government has published its Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill ahead of the beginning of a key Commons debate on Tuesd...Read More

Thomas Cook seeks funding from UK govt to avoid collapse

Thomas Cook seeks funding from UK govt to avoid collapse

London: Iconic British travel firm Thomas Cook has failed to find further private investment to stave off collapse and is now relying on ...Read More

UK Govt steps in to rule over Ambedkar memorial closure

UK Govt steps in to rule over Ambedkar memorial closure

London: The UK government on Friday stepped in to decide the future of Ambedkar House in north London, threatened with closure due to an ...Read More

UK government declares 500 million pounds of green investments

UK government declares 500 million pounds of green investments

The main motive of government is to cut off the usage of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2024

UK government announces additional £2.5 million for residential EV charging ports

UK government announces additional £2.5 million for residential EV charging ports

In a move to move to boost the use of electric vehicles (EV), the UK government has announced an additional £2.5 million (Rs 21 crore) fo...Read More

Tata Motors JLR gets UK loan guarantee for EVs

Tata Motors JLR gets UK loan guarantee for EVs

Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), on Tuesday said it will receive a GBP 500 million guarantee from the UK government.

UK gets new weapons act, secures Sikh right to carry kirpans

UK gets new weapons act, secures Sikh right to carry kirpans

London: The UK government has passed an amendment by which Sikhs in the country will be allowed to carry kirpans and use it during religi...Read More

Brexit: Delay necessary to work through the muddle

Brexit: Delay necessary to work through the muddle

Spring might have come but a deep freeze continues in Westminster. With less than a fortnight to go before Britain is slated to leave the...Read More

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